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DIY Scrimshaw Knife Kit

DIY Scrimshaw Knife Kit

$ 48.00

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Build something practical with this Do-It-Yourself Scrimshaw Knife Kit. Scrimshaw is the name given to scrollwork, engravings, and carvings done in bone or ivory. Typically it refers to the handiwork created by whalers. The making of scrimshaw began on whaling ships between 1745 and 1759 on the Pacific Ocean, and survived until the ban on commercial whaling. The practice survives as a hobby and as a trade for commercial artisans. 

The kit includes everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind pocket knife. It’s a perfect starter introduction for scrimshaw. Add a family name, original design or an organization’s symbols to the classic trapper-style pocket knife.  A fabulous gift for a teenager. 

DIY Scrimshaw Knife Kit details:

  • Kit includes 1 knife
  • Stainless steel blades
  • Smooth bone handle
  • Nickel silver bolsters
  • 3 1/8” blade length


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